Lewis Dartnell


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Lewis Dartnell is an astrobiology researcher and professor at the University of Westminster. He has won several awards for his science writing, and contributes to the Guardian, The Times and New Scientist. He has also written for television and appeared on BBC Horizon, Sky News, and Wonders of the Universe, as well as National Geographic and History channels. A tireless populariser of science, his previous books include the bestselling The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch.

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The Knowledge: How to Rebui...

3.77 avg rating — 2,065 ratings — published 2014 — 32 editions
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Origins: How Earth's Histor...

4.12 avg rating — 345 ratings — published 2019 — 16 editions
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Life in the Universe: A Beg...

4.09 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Astrobiology: Exploring Lif...

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“Correct scientific understanding and ingenious designs aren’t sufficient: you also need a matching level of sophistication in construction materials with the necessary properties and available power sources.”
Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

“During the peak of animal use for agriculture in Britain and the United States, which surprisingly occurred as late as ca. 1915 (even though mobile steam engines had existed for fifty years and gasoline-powered tractors were already available), a full third of cultivated land was committed to the upkeep of horses.”
Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

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Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch

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